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Sep 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
and now it is the democrat's turn here in charlotte . can barak obama recapture the magic of his convention four years ago. we'll discuss the plan this week that david axelrod top strategist for the obama campaign. it is it a fox news sunday exclusive . how will the democrats defend the president's economic record. we'll ask convention expert antonio villaraigosa . we'll ask our sunday panel if they have been able to shift the dynamics in the campaign. all right now on "fox news sunday". and hello again from fox news, today in the queen city charlotte, north carolina, site of the democratic national convention. our sky box is high up in the time warner arena, home of the bob cats and starting tuesday, first two days of the convention and happy labor day weekend everyone. the holiday used to signal the start of the campaign, both sides have hit each other hard for monthings. the democrats prepare to nominate obama for a second term. we are joined by top strategist david axelrod. >> guest: thank you, chris. >> chris: anyone in the democratic convention four years ago remembers the
FOX
Sep 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. originally, president obama's speech tomorrow night was going to be outside. now, that has changeed going inside. craig bosswell live in charlotte tonight. craig, i guess you would agree a little bit of a rent in the dnc plan here. >> reporter: certainly. seems to be starting to get around that, will. and they getting underway here. the delegates buzzing about first lady michelle obama's speech last night. the energy is gearing up to former president bill clinton's speech tonight. you're right, the big news is the change of venue for president obama's acceptance speech tomorrow night. president obama arrived in the tarheel state a day before. the dnc decided to move the address inside the arena because of a possibility of severe thunderstorms. it was planned to be held outdoors at the bank of america stadium. >> it requires adjustments. 75,000 people were going to be there and 25,000 can be here. and i am sure that they have that figured out and they will do an excellent job with it. >> reporter: last week, bad weather forced republicans to change their convention schedule in florida. rnc
FOX
Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
national convention officially kicked off. one of tonight's headline speakers, first lady michelle obama. as mrs. obama prepares for her big speech, her husband spent time in virginia today. mrs. obama joins us with all of the details. craig. >> reporter: good evening to you. debbie wasserman schultz on the stage here and called to order here in charlotte and you megged in prime tonight. first lady michelle obama addressing the delegates and that is after keynote address tonight. president obama also had the first lady's speech on his mind. >> whatever i say here today is going to be at best, the distant second from the star of the michelle obama -- obama family, michelle obama. >> reporter: president obama told the crowd in norfolk, virginia, he would try not to get choked up. >> i will be at home and watching it with our girls, and i am going to try not to let them see their daddy cry. [ laughter ] because when michelle starts talking, i start getting all misty. >> reporter: in her speech, mrs. obama is expected to reach out to middle class voters, drawing a contrast between her husban
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
the caskets off a plane at joint base andrews. president obama called the men patriots. their deaths were not in vain. >> four americans. four patriots. they love this country and they chose to serve it and served it well. they had a mission and they believed in it. they knew the danger and they accepted it. >> the america must keep leading the world. we owe it to those four men to continue the long, hard, work of diplomacy. so we will wipe away our tears, stiffen our spines, and face the future undaunted. >> the murders along with the escalated attacks have increased tensions and accusations on capitol hill. today the white house outlined steps and reacted strongly to increased criticisms of foreign policy. fox news correspondent has that story. >> the white house struck down any suggestion of advanced warning of the libyan attack. >> i have seen that report and the story is absolutely wrong. we were not aware of any actionable intelligence. >> cia director was back on the hill for a second day of high level meetings as the administration faced increased criticism. >> everything
FOX
Sep 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
, glenn hubbard who a senior advisor to mitt romney and from austan goolsbee who is a obama advisor. the unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent because 368,000 people stopped looking for work. the percentage of americans in the labor force is 63.5 percent lowest since 1981 force participation was where it was when obama took office unemployment would be len.2 percent. why is the job's picture so different. >> a million more people are unemployed. there is structural head winds to be sure but it is a story about growth. we could do better with better policy. fed chairman bernanke argued that two million of the jobs were created as a result of the feds policy. licy in the government indeed. >> why is job creation so bleak and how can a president who says he is looking out for a middle class and work force participation is at a 30 year low. >> we'll separate two things. good month and in bad months, all economist say. you never want to take one month's report. if you look at over the last year the unemployment is down a full percentage point for people getting new jobs and not a redu
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
to give them an opportunity to become official members of of our police force. >> president obama condemned the deadly attack on the u.s. embassy and vowed to seekious for those responsible for the killings. a u.s. fill tells reuters there had been at least one specific warning about possible unrest following the airing of the anticipate-muslim movie on an arabic talk show last week. that warning though was not considered alarming. that is the latest here in the newsroom. back to you. >> thank you. >>> president obama and republican presidential nominee mitt romney continued to focus on battleground states and numbers show every campaign stop will count. >> a new poll of voters in virginia, florida and ohio gives president obama the lead in all three states. in virginia, it is the five- point lead, 49% to romney's 44%. and it is the same in florida. in ohio, president obama has a 7% emover romney utah numbers change when it comes to who voters think will do a better job of handling the economy n virginia, it's tie with president obama and romney both getting 45%. in florida, mr. o
FOX
Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
now. >> reporter: good evening to you. first lady michelle obama on the stage at this moment around 20 minutes into her speech. she absolutely has the delegates right listening hanging on her every word talking now about what drivers barack obama, one of her largest -- drives barack obama, one of her largest applause line saying being president doesn't change who you are, is reveals who you are, this on what feels more like a closing night unanimous an opening night. >> 40 -- than an opening night. >> the convention of the democratic national party will now come to order. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama takes the primetime spot plight on opening night, but ahead of her speech several prominent democrats are firing up the crowd. >> being asked to pay your fair share isn't class warfare. it's patriotism. >> mitt romney says we should take his word that he paid his fair share. his word? s word? his word? trust comes from transparency and mitt romney comes up short on both. >> reporter: democrats adopted a party platform that calls for higher taxes on the wealthy while backing
FOX
Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
gearing up for the kickoff of the democratic national convention. today president obama met with union workers and had harsh words for mitt romney. kent boswell is live tonight with the very latest. craig? >> a look inside the time warner arena in the stage and where the delegates are seated. michelle obama had her walkthrough less than an hour ago. some of the u.s. house women now on the stage at this point. outside democrats are kicking off this convention week with a street festival as president obama works his way to charlotte visiting key battleground states. >> i've got one piece of advice for you about the romney-ryan game plan in ohio, pumped it away. it won't work. >> reporter: the president's marking labor day by meeting with union workers in throw doe, ohio, speaking to the united auto workers and united steel workers. the president strongly criticizing republicans' economic plans. >> their plan says the best way to help workers is roll back workers' rights, to blame teachers and firefighters and police officersand other public servant for economic conditions instead of wha
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 5:00pm EDT
national convention in north carolina. president obama is getting ready to make his case for re- elect. he will deliver his big acceptance speech on this final night of the convention. and gage bosswell has more. >> reporter: planners continue to reshuffle the schedule of speakers because of the change of venues. two months before the election and presumal nominate the team for a second term. the speech was originally planned to be held outside at the football stadium but moved inside because of possible thunderstorms. >> and i think he's going do a great job. die. and every time he has come out on that stage at the convention, he's been wonderful. i wish it could be before a larger audience, but we understand. >> reporter: ahead of the president's speech, vice president joe biden will take to the stage to deliver his address. and on the final day of the convention, first lady michelle obama and jill continue to meet with voters. >> barrack understands the challenges that women face. i think that is made abundantly clear and we know he will keep fighting every day to ensure all of our daug
FOX
Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
condemn inn the strong gels determs this outrageous and stroking attack. >> president obama con the attacks, and killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> we reject all efforts to ten great of beliefs of others, butu there is no justification toj this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: the president then went to the state department to mourn with employees. secretary of state said the lynn indian government was not -- libyan government was not involved. >> a free and stable libya isliy still in america's interest, and security. and we will not turn our backsba on that. >> reporter: ambassador stevensb died trying to get staffers out of the u.s. consulate while the demonsttion, raged outside. while there, attackers fired grenades into the building. >> we strongly conmn this kind of attack.k. >> reporter: mitt romneyep wednesday orhad to defend a statement criticizing the white house's handling of the growing protests which left paul ryan t personally deliver the campaign's looks as.ca >> the loss of mpfour american lives, including our ambassador, jay christopher stevens
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
's essentially a tie, 46% for barack obama and joe biden, 46% for mitt romney and paul ryan. the big picture is what really matters is the 8% of americans at home watching. did the speech tonight move any of them into the obama/biden column? pollsters will check that in the coming days. i should note the president did not mention his signature piece of legislation, his healthcare law. he did not the stimulus package, $800 billion he passed in the opening days of his administration. perhaps it was because he thinks they may not be popular with undecided people. the other question is whether people are undecided because they don't like his policies or because mitt romney has not sold him on his vision. they are very different visions and the next 60 days will be about finding those undecideds and bringing them in one direction or the other. >> mike emanuel has gotten a response from the romney and ryan camp that reads boston, massachusetts as the confetti continues to fall in charlotte. tonight president obama laid out the choices in this election make being
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
speech to the democratic delegates at the convention last night in his support of president barack obama. as fox's doug luzader reports from charlotte, president obama will accept the renomination tonight with a little change in plans. >> reporter: there has been some last-minute drama here but last night former president bill clinton largely stuck to his script and made the case for president obama. one convention, two presidents. president obama came on stage to thank former president clinton for what amounted to a full-throated endorsement. [ applause and cheers ] >> i proudly nominate him to be the standard-bearer of the democratic party. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: he would hold the stage here for nearly an hour, well over his allotted time. but he fired up the crowd and he answered a question that has vexed democrats in recent day: are we better off now than we were four years ago? >> we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. are we doing better than that today? >> yes! >> the answer is yes. >> reporter: in the end, the clinton speech was exactly what the obama campaign wanted
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
company. >>> and staying on the campaign trail, a new poll shows president obama is leading mitt romney in four swing states with an average lead of 5 to 7 points in ohio, florida, and virginia. another poll in new hampshire shows the president also with a five point lead. the polls were taken in the days following the democratic national convention last week. >>> mitt romney's campaign is clarifying their definition of middle income. during an interview this morning. mr. romney described it as an income of $200 to $250,000 a year or less. that puts him in an agroament with president obama. he later clarified that remark saying he was referring to a household income, not an individual's. this week the census bureau reported the median income sits at just over $50,000. >>> developing tonight in chicago, the teacher strike could soon be over. negotiators say a tentative deal has been reached. they have a frame work that could end the work just in time for students to go back to class monday. delegates have to vote to end the strike. the teachers walkout kept public students out of the cla
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in august. anyone with information, call police. >>> with his convention over, president obama ran smack into the harsh reality of the bleak report of the nation's unemployment outlook. mitt romney pounced on the figures that it's fresh evidence it's time to put someone new in the oval office. tom fitzgerald is following this full day of campaigning. everyone was there today. >> reporter: they sure were. all four candidates, the democratic and republican tickets were out there trying to drum up votes and with them was the new jobs report out by the labor department and good news or bad news, depending on which campaign rally you were listening to. >> reporter: as bruce springstein blaired through the arena, president obama accepted the democratic nomination on thursday and the boss was still blaring on friday. the president made his first post convention appearance to new hampshire talking about jobs. >> we know it's not good enough. we need to create more jobs faster. >> reporter: the august jobs report found unemployment fell from 8.3 to 8.1%, but critics tag the numbers disappointing
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >>> all around town you can hear the chant hail to the redskins, why fans are convinced this could finally be their year. >> plus trees knocked to the ground, tens of thousands without power after a night of severe storms this weekend, why it's taken days for some families to clean up the damage. >> new information emerging in the death of a high school honor student killed in her own bedroom. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. it's been over two weeks since 17-year-old amber stanley was killed in her home in prince george's county. at a community meeting tonight police gave an update on the murder that has rocked the normally quiet neighborhood. fox 5's k
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 9:00am EDT
began. >>> in the race for the white house, president barack obama holds a lead over mitt romney in new polls of key states. in both florida and virginia, the president holds a 5-point lead over romney among likely voters. 49% to romney's 44% in the poll from earlier this week. >>> on the campaign trail today, republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is in virginia, and mitt romney campaigns in ohio. president obama has meetings in the white house this morning. tonight he holds a fundraiser at a private home in the district. >>> yesterday the first lady was in virginia. she stopped in downtown richmond and later spoke to supporters at the university of mary washington in fredericksburg. four years ago president obama game the first democratic presidential candidate to carry the commonwealth in 44 years. >>> on to the top stories of the day, new efforts in a search for a suspect following the murder of a 17-year-old girl in prince george's county. honor student amber stanley was shot and killed during a home invasion last month. today police are passing out fliers and talking wit
FOX
Sep 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
storm damaged areas of louisiana on friday in the white house announced president barack obama plans to visit louisiana on monday. in new orleans, jonathan, fox news. >> sports is up next when we return. coming up, bryce harper and the nationals look to roll over their opponents for a fourth straight win. lindsey murphy has that. gwen. >>> a busy night in the weather department, we've had plenty of storms that moved their way down areas of the south. lots of lightning here and heavy rain fall. we'll let you know how long it's all going to stick around and what's up for your holiday forecast. we'll be back after the break. >>> talking redskins and another one bites the dust. what's going on here? >> released yesterday. the coach talked about it today. this was his first availability. he said that was one of the toughest decisions. we all know tim wasn't 100% healthy. but there's a chance he could come back. if nothing else, you know, good for tim to hear. maybe he can work as hard as he was. >> wide receive e anthony armstrong picked up by the miami dolphins and the team signed but
FOX
Sep 2, 2012 8:00am EDT
-damaged areas in louisiana on friday. the white house has announced president obama plans to visit louisiana on monday. in new orleans, jonathan surry, fox news. . >>> and new this morning, the hunt for a gunman who shot a gas station clerk in maryland. this is new video of the scene. police say a man walked into the ex on on sandy spring road in laurel with a gun around 8:00 last night and demanded money. the cashier refused to and that over. the suspect shot the cashier, then took off. injuries are not life threatening. >>> and now to a story first on fox 5. a prince george's county police officer accused of a cover-up. an august indictment alleges a veteran cop lied about why his gun went off during an incident in february. a cottage city 19-year-old spent nearly four months in jail as a result. fox 5 obtained surveillance video and we have the story. >> i'm not resisting. i wasn't doing anything wrong. >> reporter: ryan dorn says after being jailed for four months, it's painful to watch the video. he's 20 now, angry, still unnerved by his encounter with police. >> i heard a shot, seen a
FOX
Sep 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> follow up on a story we brought you last month. a young couple from suburban chicago who once thought they'd never have children welcomed their first daughter into the world. they did so with the help of the little girl's grandmother who carried the baby for them. fox 5's allison seymour has that story. >> reporter: this is elle cynthia jordan, the baby her parents still can't believe is finally here. >> we're doing good. besides a little lack of sleep, which we knew was coming, we couldn't be happier. it's literally a dream come true. we never thought we were going to be in this place. >> no. >> reporter: that's because emily had a radical hysterectomy more than two years ago after be
FOX
Sep 9, 2012 12:00am EDT
best friend three years later. they're reunited. his priceless reaction is next.  i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.  mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades. but it makes millions off west marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. . >>> he lost 40-pounds on his back and a
FOX
Sep 16, 2012 12:15am EDT
] this is america's manufacturing when president obama took office. this is china's. under obama, we've lost over half a million manufacturing jobs and for the first time, china's beating us. seven times obama could've stopped china's cheating. seven times he refused. it's time to stand up to the cheaters, and make sure we protect jobs for the american people. [ male announcer ] barack obama: failing to stop cheating. failing american workers. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> the sights and sounds of the annual festival, several blocks of northeast this afternoon more than 30 musical and dance performances today to entertain visitors. arts and food. and the festival showcases the talents and unique aspects of the community and helps with revitalization efforts. >>> a great day for any festival. anything going outside. it was gorgeous, gwenn. >> perfect fall weather. even though we're not technically in fall. >> it was very, very nice. and you know what? we've got a pretty much of a repeat performance for tomorrow. >> i like it. >> i'm glad the weekend will end on a very pleasant no
FOX
Sep 14, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in libya this week were returned to the united states. president obama, vice president biden secretary of state hillary clinton among the many dignitaries who attended the ceremony at andrews air force base in maryland. >> four americans, four patriots, they loved this country and they chose to serve it and served it well. they had a mission and they believed in it. they knew the danger and they accepted it. >> president obama vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the deaths. >>> a morning that began with friday prayers turned into a day with americans under assault on several continents fires burning, tear gas flowing, bullets flying around u.s. embassies. protesters are outraged by the attacks on september 11th and perhaps this anti-muslim movie. either way today the filmmaker is hiring lawyers. we have the latest from cairo. >> reporter: angry crowds with violent anti-american protests across the middle east and beyond. in tunisia at least two people killed and dozens injured during a protest outside the u.s. embassy. in sudan thousands of protesters gathered outside the
FOX
Sep 23, 2012 12:00am EDT
a town hall meeting thursday, president obama said you can't change washington from the inside, you can only change it from the outside. a rare gaffe from the president brings out to our segment, what are you doing? >>> president obama, what are you doing? your poll numbers are looking great. your opponent is in flames. i haven't heard joe biden's name in months, which is great. [ laughter ] and yet, you come out and say, "hey, i can't change washington from the inside." i'm not saying what you said isn't true. i'm saying why are you saying anything during the romney tailspin? [ laughter ] let's review -- on monday, a secret tape is released where romney insults half the country. then on that same day he stands by those remarks. on wednesday he does town hall for spanish in brown face. and friday, paul ryan gets booed by the aarp. and then, instead of just enjoying that, you go, "hey, remember my campaign slogan? yeah, i can't do that." [ laughter ] don't make this hard on yourself. you're like the criminal who gets away with murder and then starts sending the cops puzzles to figure it
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
friends slowly get fatter. [ laughter ] >>> "newsweek" magazine this week featured president obama on the cover with the headline "the first gay president." look, it doesn't mean he's gay just because he's in good shape and goes to a lot of parties and spends money freely and travels constantly and has a rose garden -- oh, my god, he's gay. [ laughter ] >>> new york mayor mike bloomberg on sunday gave the commencement speech at the university of north carolina and criticized the state's same-sex marriage ban, and nothing forces southerners to rethink their ways like criticism from a jewish new yorker. [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >>> according to insiders, a group of wealthy republicans are working on a new super pac campaign that would use a "extremely literate conservative african-american to attack president obama." the group did have someone in mind, but had to start their search over when they found out carlton banks was fictional. [ laughter ] it would have been perfect. it would have been perfect. >>> the new republican super pac campaign would also attack president
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
obama at the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> and as fox' doug lu displayeder reports from -- lu displ ader, reports the president obama will accept the nomination for president tonight. >>reporter: there has been some last minute drama here tonight, but bill clinton largely stuck to his script and made the case for president obama. one convention, two presidents, president obama came on stage to thank former president clinton for what amounted to a full-throated endorsement. >> i proudly nominate him to be the standard bear of the democratic party. >>reporter: he would hold the stage here for over an hour, well over his allotted time, but he fired up this crowd and he asked a question that has vexed democrats for four days, are we better off now than we were four years ago. >> we were losing 750,000 jobs a month, are we doing better than that today? the answer is yes. >>reporter: in the end the clinton speech is exactly what the obama campaign wanted, but not everything here has gone by the script. >> all those delegates opposed say no. in the opinion of th
FOX
Sep 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
>>> protect takes to the stage at the democratic national convention. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. states. >> we'll have more of last night's big speech and a look ahead at tonight's address from president obama including details on a last-minute change of venue. fox 5 news continues right now. >>> live look outside right now. it is thursday, september 6th, as we bring the week to a close. one more day, friday, and then it is the weekend. >> yeah. >> happy thursday. >> happy thursday. >> happy friday eve. >> i know all the kids are back in school. it certainly feels like summer. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> i never heard that term before, friday eve. >> i think julie wright. ed that phrase. >> she did? >> we look forward to the friday because then we know we can sleep. >> for some of us who work on the weekend. >> that's true. we're glad you're here with us. >> turn is on vacation and let's take a look now at satellite-radar composite and show you what is going on there. some of you are see ago few light showers that are
FOX
Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the gallup poll of registered voteers showing president obama way five-point lead now 49 to 44%. the poll was taken the week of the democratic national convention which most analysts agree now gave mr. obama a small bounce. president obama hit another key battleground state on sunday. twenty-nine delegates up for grabs in florida. real clear politics average of polls showing the president with a slight lead there butt state still a is to-up. the president's campaign appearances in the sunshine state tried to turn attention away from jobs and the economy towards medicare. mitt romney spent sunday off the campaign trail attending church with his wife and doing intense debate prep. he clarified his assistance on obamacare saying republicans may keep some parts of the controversial health care law such as coverage for preexisting conditions and young adult children. here are some of the candidate's arguments. >> i will never turn medicare into a voucher. we won't do that. >> if this president is re- elected you will see chronic high unemployment continue for another four years or longer. you
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Sep 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
stormed the embassy and president obama condemned the attacks and vowed to go after those responsible for the killings. the protests erupted over a movie that ridiculed islam. >> to us, to me personally, this video is disgusting and reprehensible. it appears to have a deeply cynical purpose to denigrate a great religion and provoke rage. but as i said, there is no justification. none at all for responding to this video with violence. >> libyan officls say four people have been arrested and are being questioned in response to the killings at the u.s. embassy there. more protests are scheduled throughout the philippines and middle east today. u.s. officials say tensions are high as security is heightened at u.s. compounds around the world. >> sherri ly for us, thank you so much. >>> the story about the man who made the film that sparked so much outrage continues to change. we now know that sam basille is a pseudonym. he is in hiding now. tony? >>> now to today's top stories, new efforts in the search for a suspect following the murder of a 17-year-old girl in prince george's county. hon
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Aug 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
obama will head to the gulf coast region wrecked by hurricane isaac. flooding is widespread throughout louisiana, mississippi, alabama, up to 20 inches in some spots of rain. the new levee system in new orleans held up fine, but many of the lower patients around the big easy are in -- parishes around the big easy are in danger of a dam break. >> we pump it out the front, it comes in the backdoor. we pump it out the back it, comes in the front door. there's no place to send it. >> our lives are at stake here. >> republican presidential nominee mitt romney and his wife ann visited the area earlier. president obama plans to tour the damage monday. >>> the remnants from isaac could have an impact on our holiday weekend. gary mcgrady has the details. >> we have been under high pressure especially today where we didn't really have a cloud in the sky and temperatures made it well into the mid- to upper 90s for just about everybody, but lurking back to the west of us this big storm system formerly known isaac, a tropical storm, then became a hurricane, then back to tropical storm. earlier this
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Sep 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. you can see where the delegations are seated. earlier today first lady michelle obama made her way onto the stage, got a feel where the teleprompter is, how things look here. she'll speak on opening night, tomorrow night, and president obama is making his way to charlotte visiting key battleground states. tonight he stopped in louisiana. >> we are getting on the case very quickly about figuring out what exactly happened here, what can we do to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: earlier the president met with union workers in ohio. >> i stood with american workers. i stood with american manufacturing. i believed in you. i bet on you. i'll make that bet any day of the week. >> reporter: first lady michelle obama is already in charlotte this afternoon checking out the stage at the time warner cable arena ahead of her big speech tomorrow night. on the eve of the convention democratic delegates across the country are optimistic. >> we have made a lot of progress. we have a great president and we're to rally him and support him and show that texas may not be a blue state,
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Sep 6, 2012 4:25am EDT
to marry michelle obama. i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. >> former president bill clinton there firing up the crowd at the democratic national convention as he throws his support behind president obama. good morning, everyone. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. before we get to the convention, let's talk about the weather situation. humid, hot, mosquitos. >> i thought it was going away. >> tucker won't on vacation and left me with this. >> what's up with that? >> mixed conditions into the course of the day. just a few isolated showers to areas of the west through front royal as you can see and a little bit just to the northeast. can't rule out an isolated shower before it is all said and done across the area. let's look at the weather maps. 79degrees in the nation's capital this hour. 73 at baltimore. 72 at culpeper and 72 at hagerstown. it will be a hot day today, folks so be prepared. yesterday's highs, we hit 90 at reagan national airport. expect it to be 90 degrees today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. bill clinton fires up
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in virginia, president obama fired back at romney, who had vowed he would change washington from the inside. >> the change takes more than one term, or even one president. and it certainly takes more than one party. it can't happen if you write off half the nation before you even take office. >> reporter: that's an obama reminder that romney was caught on tape criticizing 47% of americans who pay no federal income tax, but he said feel entitled to benefits. the president made his view clear via satellite to an aarp meeting in new orleans. >> i want to emphasize, medicare and social security are not handouts. you've paid into these programs your whole lives. >> reporter: romney running mate paul ryan got heckled at aarp, when he pushed changes in center health care. >> the first step to a stronger medicare is to repeal obama care. because it represents the worst of both worlds. >> reporter: the new nbc poll puts ryan and romney behind. vice president biden and the president ahead in three swing states. but now there's the tax factor. the revelation that mitt romney paid more than he had to.
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, president obama will win. the coincidence has held true in 17 of the last 18 president pall elections. the only time it did -- presidential elections. the only time it did not was back in 2004. >>> speaking of the race for the white house, with the conventions over it is game on as mitt romney and president obama try to convince voters they have the right plan to turn our economy around. new numbers are out showing who is ahead now in the polls and in the race for campaign cash. got to have lots of that. fox's jennifer davis has a closer look at the race. >> reporter: at the u.s. capitol they've already started prepping for the inauguration building platforms, bleachers and a stage. even the voters have yet to decide who will address the nation from here. the latest gallup poll gives president obama a five-point edge nationwide but a new poll from north carolina shows virtually no bounce even after the democratic national convention was held there. >> we have always believed that this will be a very close race and that continues to be the president's belief. >> reporter: with less t
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Sep 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
obama's thursday acceptance speech will be held outdoors scheduled for the 74,000-seat bank of america stadium. now organizers are saying right now the outdoor speech is going to go on rain or shine unless there's dangerous lightning or any other kind of severe weather in the area. now the forecast is calling for thunderstorms right now. president obama continued campaign appearances in colorado and ohio on his road to charlotte tour. meanwhile gop vice presidential candidate was on the road as well in a preconvention appearance in north carolina while in three doe, the president gave a preview of some of the themes democrats will be using in the coming week to counter the romney campaign. >> you can choose which path to take. you could choose their plan. don't boo. you can choose to give tax cuts to techs who have already made it, or you can choose my plan. >> can either choose to stay on the path we are on, a path of debt, a path of doubt and decline, a path of joblessness, or we can get things turned around. >> stands to be thousands of people disappointed in that in the
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Sep 6, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >>> to charlotte where president obama is to take the stage at the democratic national convention. his address comes after a long list of political star power rallied behind the re-election campaign. first lady michelle obama wowed delegates, dignitariys and voters with his speech. and then castro made history as the first latino to give a keynote speech. former president bill clinton brought down the house for four more years and that might be a tough act to follow. tom fitzgerald has more. we know they moved the speech indoors have they worked out who is going in and who is not? >> the word came down that the delegates, attendees and those who had credentials for the convention were going to get into the building and they don't have enough room to accommodate the extra 60,000 people expected to attend the speech in the carolina panthers football stadium, scheduled for tonight and look at this. >> reporter: tonight at the convention, the foo fighters. president obama made his first appearance at the convention last night and following president clinton's speech and remains mostly out of sight
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Sep 7, 2012 4:25am EDT
>>> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> president obama makes his case for four more years saying, quote, i never said this journey would be easy and i won't promise that now. >> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. time now to look at the weather. >> gwen tolbart is in for tucker barnes this morning. >> i know this is wisdom's favorite day. he was saying friday eve yesterday. >> that's right. >> he is excited. >> closing it out. >> we'll close it out pretty good because we've got sunshine for you today. expected to be a dry day and it will be a hot one know. satellite-radar composite showing you not a whole lot going on right now. we have a few clouds and fog well to the west but other than that, things are looking really good out there. yesterday's highs, 84 degrees at reagan national airport. 86 at dulles and 85 at bwi thurgood marshall. 72 at d.c. 69 at baltimore. so another hot day. 90degrees is where we're headed. a southerly wind flow from five to 10 miles per hour. we'll have no shortage of sunshine today so looking good. i'll h
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Sep 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in iowa. >> if president obama were re- elected, we would have four more years. >> in an introduce with fox news, he didn't mince words about the president's convention message. >> i was disappointed with the speech. >> reporter: romney's camp is hoping for a bounce as it launchy a major media offensive, releasing 15 television ads in eight competitive states. though the campaign lags behind in fund raising, the democrats say they're having great success registering new voters, claiming on to have signed up more than 1 million, more than two in 2008. >> i am not just asking for your vote, i am asking the entire country to rally around a set of goals. >> reporter: the candidates have a busy weekend planned in battleground states. the president kicks off a two- day florida bus tour and romney will rev up support in virginia. jennifer davis, fox news. >>> ann romney was in northern virginia courting voters, and spoke to 800. most in the attendance were women. the poll numbers show her husband trails president obama among women and she was trying to change minds. >> what this economy d
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00pm EDT
president obama's handling of libya in the wake of the killings of the u.s. diplomats but when one heckler interrupted the former governor today, he abruptly canceled a moment of silence that he had planned. republican presidential candidate mitt romney's bus was met by cheering supporters in a park in the city of fairfax. but the event quickly faced a detour. >> northern virginia could well determine who the next president is. and i hope you make that decision to get me elected. >> reporter: romney said he would start the rally with a moment of silence for chris stevens and three others killed in libya. but did not, after being heckled. >> it is a tragedy to lose such a wonderful. [ overlapping speakers ] -- >> wonderful people that have been so wonderful and appreciate their service for the country. >> reporter: a man in the crowd yelled at the governor, accusing him of politicizing the libyan killings and demanding that romney apologize. the man was shouted down by the crowd and quickly removed. >> i would offer a moment of silence but one gentleman doesn't want to be silent so
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Sep 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
president obama will formally accept his party's nomination for a second term. the president is hitting the campaign trail ahead of the convention. during a series of stops he is calling the road to charlotte he gave some hints as to what will be included in his speech on the final night. >> thursday night i'm going to offer you what i believe is a better path forward, a path that will grow this economy and create more jobs and strengthen the middle class. >> the first two days of the convention will take place at the time warner cable arena. thursday the convention moves to the bank of america stadium where the president and vice president will accept the party's nomination. >>> this week it was the democrats turn on the sunday talk shows giving a preview of what we'll see at the convention. fox five's melanie alnwick has your sunday talk show roundup. >> reporter: the message machine for the democratic national convention was out in force sunday. one big question, how to defend the president's economic record? on fox news sunday chris wallace pressed obama advisor david axelrod about
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Sep 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
national convention. but along with president obama's supporters are his critics as anti-obama demonstrators gather. >> these democrats are not what they seem and people have to understand that. and that is the message i'm bringing. >> reporter: the president's team laying out the case for a second term and framing gop presidential nominee mitt romney's approach to the economy as a return to republican policies of the past. >> what mitt romney is going to offer america is top down, trail trickle down fairy dust. it didn't work then. it is not going to work now. >> reporter: president obama continuing the theme while speaking to students at the university of olympic olympic sunday giving this critique of last week's republican national convention. >> despite all challenge that we face in this new century, what they offered over those three days was an agenda that was better suited for the last century. it was a rerun. it been on nick at nite. we've seen it before. you might as well have watched to a black and white tv with some rabbit ears. >> reporter: president obama will acce
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
obama is tonight's headline speaker. she got i abrief walk-through of the stage yesterday. former president bill clinton is tomorrow's big name speaker. several leaders from our region will also hit the stage. mark plotkin says maryland governor martin o'malley just may have an ulterior motive. >> the governor will be speaking. the governor will not like me to say it but i'm going to say it anyway. he is audition is for president in 2016. he is going to no less than seven breakfast delegations speaking. >> obama will accept the nomination on thursday. >>> as for the republicans, mitt romney is spending much of the week in new hampshire and vermont getting ready for the upcoming presidential debates. running mate paul ryan is campaigning in the battleground state of ohio this morning and will then head to iowa this afternoon for two days of campaigning there. >>> in northern virginia, some voters will head to the polls today for a personal election to replace delegate david england. he resigned earlier this summer after admitting to having and fair. polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to
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Sep 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
president obama. the former president took over the stage at the dnc last night. he threw his support behind the president's re-election who accepts his renomination tonight. clinton spoke for almost an hour delivering a dynamic and sometimes kind of humorous speech. >> i want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside but who burns for america on the inside. >> it's long tradition at the convention for thousands of red, white and blue balloons to come streaming down. there are no balloons in the rafters for this. president obama's speech tonight was supposed to be outdoors and they were going to do fireworks but you can't do that indoors, of course. it is also too late to order 100,000 balloons. coming up in about 30 minutes, we'll get a live report from charlotte to see what we can expect on the night ahead. ght >>> a 12-year-old boy from fort washington has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the beating death of a 2-year- old foster girl living with his family. the boy enter an alford plea in court yesterday. in return, prosecutors dropped the more serious charge of second de
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Sep 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
convention. i'm shepard smith with fox news. in just minute we expect president obama to accept his party's nomination for a second term in the white house and to make his case to why voters should elect him. excerpts from his speech show the president will lay out a set of goals including creating a million new manufacturing jobs by 2016 and investing in the economy with the money we're no long are using for the wars in iraq and afghanistan. wen president obama will define his race -- we understand president obama will define his race against republican nominee mitt romney saying voters face a choice between two fundamentally different visions for the future. the president was to deliver tonight's speech at charlotte's bank of american stadium or i should say 2008 address, but it was moved inside after possible thunderstorms. president obama is set to take the stage in a bit, but as so often happens, they're a bit off time tonight. the vice president has been running a bit long, but it's been an impassioned speech that has this coliseum full of som
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Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
wrapped up in t ni president barack obama accepting his party's renomination for president. lets he get more now from fox's nicole collins live in charlotte this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning w just two months until election day, president obama last night trying to win over those undecided voters and also trying to revive that same enthusiasm that powered his first presidential run. president obama making his case to voters that america is on the road to economic recovery but he needs more time to make it happen. >> it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over decades. >> reporter: the president, full of zingers, slammed republican nominee mitt romney's policies. >> feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back some regulation and call us in the morning. the morning. . >> reporter: vice president joe biden also renominated thursday. >> one more thing. our republican opponents are just dead wrong about this. america is not in decline. america is not in decline. >> reporter: the president speaking in the soaring rt rick th
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Sep 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
:00, we're going to have the latest on a deadly accident in president obama's motorcade. stay with us. anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> a new celebrity gossip showdy becauses on fox 5 this week. >> dish nation is the name, and it features outspoken radio personalities from across the country, who give a humorous twist. brenda flannigan has a preview tonight. ♪ >> reporter: celebrity gossip just got a whole lot funnier. >> kim kardashian, what does she do? >> what do you have against jessica simpson? >> reporter: they bring pop culture to the small screen. >> it's bad taste. it's funny. we're from different parts of the c
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, president obama said the militants involved in the consulate attack that killed ambassador stevens would be brought to justice. >> i want people around the world to hear me, to all of those what would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpinnished, it will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world, no act of violence shakes the resolve of the united states of america. >> reporter: of the four americans killed in the attack in benghazi, three have been identified. family members say glenn doughtery, a former navy seal was working for a private security company was killed trying to protect the ambassador and other u.s. personnel. he was 42 years old. experts on libya think the attack came at the hands of an anti-american group intent on driving westerners out of the country. >> it looks like this was a pre- planned attack that was opportunistic from a jihad outfit that is anti-american and they took advantage of a demonstration outside of the consulate that was protesting the movie that slandered the prophet mohammed. >> reporter: officials in cairo
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Sep 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
libya. >>> president obama says the atta film was simply an excuse for the deadly attack in libya. he said extremists took advantage of the anger directed at the video. he said, it's not clear if al qaeda was behind the acan at that -- attack. >>> president obama will be holding an event at phizner stadium in woodbridge. the president also participated in an immigration forum. the president answered questions from the moderator and audience members. >> the issue here for voters, whose vision best represents the aspirations, not just of the latino community, but of all americans who believe that we are a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants? and that candidate, i believe, is talking to you right now. >> more than 20 million hispanic americans are expected to vote this year. >>> mitt romney will tout his economic plan in the state with the highest unemployment rate, nevada. the presidential nominee will hold a fund-raiser and a public rally in las vegas. he campaigned in florida yesterday, where he told supporters that president obama had given up on the job. >> we face a washingto
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Sep 5, 2012 4:25am EDT
for yourself and your kids and grandkids. >> first lady michelle obama make ago pitch for her husband at the democratic national convention. i'm sarah simmons jie. a wisdom martin. >> guess what time it is. >> talk with tucker. >> good morning. -- i'm wisdom martin. >> let's get started with a look at our rod arrest. it is warm and humid outside. we'll top out in the 80s this afternoon. we have a few showers out in western maryland this morning. we'll track those. that is actually associated with a cool front, not avery strong one. i think later tonight, the air will cool off a little bit and start to dry out. improvement is on the way. we do have some relief in sight. we do have more details including the all important seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. >> it is day two of the democratic national convention. vice president joe biden and former president bill clinton are the head line speakers. >> last night, first lady michelle obama and a rising star in the party had key speeches. we have a report. >> reporter: every day, the people i meet inspire me. e
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Sep 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
the middle east. we'll have the latest from the region and discuss with the obama administration will do next with the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, susan rice. then, big questions on capitol hill. who is behind the attack that kiled the u.s. ambassador to libya? and should we cut off foreign aid to g ents that fail protect our diplomats? we'll have the head of the house in it tell against committee, chairman mike rogers. plus, tough talk from both candidates on the middle east. we'll ask our sunday panel if foreign policy will finally become an issue in this campaign. and our power players of the week. using their washington clout to fight a devastating disease. all right now on "fox news sunday." >>> and hello again from fox news in washington. we'll talk with ambassador rice and chairman rogers in a moment. first here is the latest on the situation overseas. protesters have attacked u.s. targets in more than 20 nations. citing concerns or security the state department ordered all nonessential u.s. government personnel to lve sudan and tunisia and in libya there are reports of more
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Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> michelle obama delivered a rousing call for a second term as the president and first daughters looked on from the white house. we have a live report from charlotte, north carolina, minutes away. >> and apple hacked? a group claimed it stole users' information. what you need to know. >> and our own holly morris is spending the day with dr. oz. he's in d.c. to give us a checkup. as fox 5 morning news at 7 starts right now. >>> good morning to you. there is a live look outside and not a bad looking start to the day. it's wednesday, september 5th, 2012. i'm tony parkins. >> i'm allison seymour. happy you're with us today. showing you another live picture from the howard university college of medicine where, in just a short time now, a thousand d.c. residents will be getting free physicals thanks to dr. oz. won't to point out, though, if you're checking in and seeing this, all of today's participants are registered. they had to preregister so the physicals will only be given to those who are signed up. >> and that is a good thing. >> a good thing. >> and won't to go to tucker barnes who ha
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